National Foundation Skills Framework 2022 to 2032


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Australia. Department of Education, Skills and Employment


Foundation skills are core skills or competencies that underpin workforce participation, productivity, and social inclusion. They include: (1) English language, literacy, numeracy and digital (LLND) - listening, speaking, reading, writing, numeracy (the use of mathematical ideas) and digital literacy; and (2) employability skills, such as initiative and innovation, planning and organising, problem solving and teamwork. In August 2020, all Australian governments agreed through the Heads of Agreement for Skills Reform [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 141.854] to improving the vocational...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Language; Literacy; Numeracy; Policy; Sustainability; Workforce development

Keywords: Employability; Basic skill; Soft skills; Digital skills; Digital literacy; Skill needs; Access to education and training; Skill development; Skill upgrading; Capacity building; Economic impact; Government role

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Education, Skills and Employment, [2022]

Physical description: 12 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 141.854

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 148.155

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